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Hebrew University faculty members and researchers are at the forefront of international research in both the sciences and humanities, from biotechnology, computer science, astrophysics, cancer research, microbiology, solar energy, and genetic engineering to Jewish studies, social sciences, and law.



Research & Development

The Authority for Research and Development administers research financing and helps scientists obtain funding. It initiates the establishment of new research centers and promotes relationships with universities and scientific institutes all over the world. 

The Yissum Research Development Company – a wholly owned university subsidiary – has registered over 600 patents for ideas and inventions of HebrewU faculty and staff.

Student Benefits

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As a student of HebrewU’s Rothberg International School (RIS), you’ll enjoy the advantages of studying at a top research institution. You’ll learn in advanced facilities, study with international experts, and have exciting opportunities to engage with cutting edge research. Learn more about our academic programs

Areas of Focus at Hebrew University’s RIS

Hebrew University Quick Facts

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We offer courses and programs in a variety of fields, with a focus on social and political sciences, Israel and the Middle East, languages, religion, fine and performing arts, business and legal studies, and STEM.

The Real Jerusalem

Live on-campus with international and Israeli students – including a staff of Israeli students who help you navigate life in Jerusalem. This vibrant city will be your second classroom, full of trips and tours.

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Apply online to begin your adventure in Jerusalem at the highest-ranked university in Israel.

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Rothberg International School
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Boyar Building, Mount Scopus
9190501 Jerusalem, ISRAEL 

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Pre-Semester Program: “Encountering Jerusalem” 2022-23
Practical Hebrew Beginners 4 credits
One course on various aspects of Jerusalem The Bible and the City3 credits